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Future Proof II

Ponència a la II edició de l'International Scientific Archives Conference, Deutsches Museum, Munich. 20-22 april 2005

Wednesday 20 April


9.15-10.00. Registration

10.00-11.00. Welcome to Munich. Wilhelm Füßl, Deutsches Museum, Munich

 ‘Double Helix: The Munich Way of Research in the History of Science and Technology’ Helmuth Trischler, Deutsches Museum, Munich


Introduction to the conference

Peter Harper, Director NCUACS, Bath
 

11.00-11.30 Coffee

 
11.30-13.00 Preserving scientific archives: national, institutional and disciplinary strategies

 German and Swiss perspectives

 ‘Distributed Collecting? Strategies for archive networking in Germany’ Michael Klein, Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, Bonn

 ‘Acquisition of personal papers in the Archives for the History of the Max Planck Gesellschaft’ Marion Kazemi, MPG, Berlin

 ‘The setting-up of the Archives of the History of Nuclear Energy in Switzerland (ARK) – A model project for the archiving of historical scientific records/holdings?’ Angela Gastl, ETH, Zürich

 
13.00-14.30 Lunch in the Restaurant of the Deutsches Museum

 
14.30-15.15 Preserving scientific archives: national, institutional and disciplinary strategies

 Polish perspectives

 ‘The most important problems with private papers in Polish science archives’ Adam Cieslak, Jagiellonian University, Krakow and Hanna Krajewska, Archives of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw



15.15-15.45 Afternoon break

 
15.45-17.00 Preserving scientific archives: national, institutional and disciplinary strategies

The role of the national science academy

 
‘How can the Center for History of Science at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences play a role in the formation of a (national) collection strategy for scientific archives?’ Maria Asp Romefors and Anne Miche de Malleray, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

 ‘The role of the Royal Society of London’ Joanna Corden, Royal Society, London

 
17.30-19.30  Reception in the Academy Collection, Deutsches Museum, Words of Welcome by Wolfgang M. Heckl, General Director, Deutsches Museum

 

Thursday 21 April

 
9.30-11.00 Preserving scientific archives: national and institutional strategies

French and Spanish perspectives

 ‘History of physics and physics archives of Strasbourg University (1945- Present)’ Sebastien Soubiran, Strasbourg

‘French provincial observatories and their scientific archives’ Françoise Le Guet Tully, Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, Nice and Jean Davoigneau, Direction de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, Paris

 ‘Spain’s new Scientific Archives Service: building on the Catalan Servei d’Arxius de Ciència’ Jordi Sequero, UAB, Barcelona


11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-13.00. Preserving scientific archives: national, institutional and disciplinary strategies

‘Documenting the Work of Physicists in Industrial Laboratories’ R. Joseph Anderson, American Institute of Physics, College Park, Maryland

‘An Asian perspective: Initiatives in the archives of science and technology in Taiwan’ Timothy E. Powell, NCUACS, Bath

 
13.00-14.30 Lunch in the Restaurant of the Deutsches Museum

 
14.30-15.15 Historical connexions

‘German science in London: August Wilhelm von Hofman and the Royal College of Chemistry’ Anne Barrett, Imperial College London

 15.15-17.00 Tour of the museum, Walter Rathjen, Deutsches Museum

 
Friday 22 April

 
9.30-11.00 The electronic environment

‘Archiving SLD Records in SRB: The Persistent Archives Test-bed (PAT) Project at SLAC in 2004’ Jean Deken, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, California

‘A joint digital university archives. – Swedish collaborative project on digital preservation of digital scientific data’ Renata Arovelius, Swedish Agricultural Sciences University and Eli Hjorth Reksten Linköping University

‘The preservation of research data in the Netherlands Archival law and digital archives’ Menno Polak, University of Amsterdam

 
11.00-11.30 Coffee

 
11.30-13.00 The electronic environment

 ‘Digital manuscripts: capturing scientific information and the historical moment by adapting existing scientific techniques’ Jeremy Leighton John, Department of Manuscripts, British Library, London

‘All is Digital: Scientists’ records in a connected information universe’ Gavan McCarthy, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, University of Melbourne

 
13.00-14.30 Lunch in the Restaurant of the Deutsches Museum

 
14.30-15.15 International collaboration

‘Archiving anthropological field notes: towards an observatory of practices’ Marie-Dominique Mouton, University of Paris X

 
15.15-17.00 Closing Remarks followed by:

Treasures of the Archives of the Deutsches Museum, Wilhelm Füßl, Deutsches Museum



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